Very Important UUCGT Flash  
Take 'two'   May 27, 2021   
This Sunday, plus: ANNUAL MEETING INFO!   

JUNE IS BUSTIN' OUT ALL OV- Well, you know the rest!
Annual Meeting General Info
SUNDAY 5/30/21: Remembering
Annual Meeting Agenda with Links
The Ballot Will Look Like This...
UUCGT Calendar
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    SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2021 11:45 AM
(Obviously, the previous references to "May" 4 were in error; your office administrator is currently blushing.)

The Annual Meeting for UUCGT is being held after the Sunday Service and Breakout Rooms on June 6, 2021 at 11:45 AM.  
Voting will be conducted electronically prior to the meeting, and all members are encouraged to vote.  Procedures for voting will be sent out via email [next week] to most and via postal mail [going out today] to those without on-line access; those receiving regular mail via USPS will also receive a paper ballot, which must arrive back at UUCGT by Friday, June 4th. There is a facsimile of the ballot below in this edition of the Flash. (You can also download a paper ballot here. Again: it must be returned to the office by June 4. Please remember, only current - Fiscal Year 2020-2021 - Members of the Congregation are eligible to vote.)

Again, paper ballots must be returned before the commencement of the Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 6, 2021, which means by Friday June 4th.  If you need additional information regarding ballots, please contact Guy Molnar at

If you are a UUCGT member who is able to join us via Zoom, please plan to vote prior to the meeting, and attend with family and friends.  Remember voting is a very important privilege and your vote is so very important.

Mary Anne Rivers
UUCGT Board of Trustees


For the Service, the Zoom link is here.

The Service begins at 10:30 AM; you can sign in at 10:00 AM to visit!


       Sunday's Service                  
Those We Lost to Covid-19

Sunday's Service is coordinated by Andi Kramer and led by Reverend Cathy Harrington. 
Again, the Zoom link for SUNDAY SERVICE is

The Order of Service will be posted to our website
before Sunday morning.

You can view the Service of Sunday May 23rd, "TRANSITIONS," here! 
You will need the passcode N8+r23Z5 


from Mary Anne Rivers, President, UUCGT

       1. Invocation                           Rev. Cathy Harrington
       2. Quorum Verification            Mary Anne Rivers 
3. Minutes from 2020 Mtg       Mary Anne
       4. Minister's Report                 Rev. Cathy
       5. Treasurer's Rep                   Karl Keinath
       6. Endowment Comm Rep      Ellie Smith
       7. President's Rep                   Mary Anne
       8. Proposed 21-22 Budget      Jim Walworth
       9. Proposed Bylaw Changes   Tom Darnton
     10. Results of voting                  Mary Anne
     11. Introduction of new mem-    Mary Anne
           bers of Board and of
           Leadership Development &
           Endowment Committees     
     12. Adjourn


Mary Anne Rivers' President's Report is here.

Jim Walworth drafted, and the Finance Committee recommends, the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget which you can read and/or download here


Candidates Recommended by the Board and Leadership Development:
Please vote "Yes" or "No" for all candidates.
Board of Trustees

     Pat Light (1 year term)                             Yes      No
     Kat Norman-Anderson (3 year term)        Yes      No  
     Christine Walter (3 year term)                  Yes      No
Leadership Development Committee

     Barb Culton (2 year term)                          Yes      No
     Susan Lio (2 year term)                             Yes      No
     Mike McDonald (2 year term)                    Yes      No
Endowment Committee

     Karl Keinath (3 year term)                          Yes      No
     Ellie Smith (3 year term)                             Yes      No

     Accept 2021-22 Budget                              Yes      No
By-Law Changes

Should the following bylaw amendments, as recommended by the
board, be approved:
Return of UUCGT to being led by a minister and following UUA
guidelines for the relationship between the congregation and a 
settled minister; also certain formatting changes, as further explained
in separate documents furnished with the notice of this meeting.
     Accept the changes to the By-Laws            Yes      No


 The calendar is also available on the UUCGT website here.

THU 05.27   1:30 PM Peacemakers needle Workers
               2:00 PM Congregational Care Team
               5:00 PM Stewardship Team
               7:00 PM Zoom VE Rehearsal with Renée Russell
                       Zoom link is here - contact Renée for Passcode

FRI  05.28   1:00 PM Rehearsal for Sunday Service
               8:00 PM Vespers - join us for contemplation, poetry, prayer,
                       and beautiful music. 

SUN 05.30 10:00 AM - Begin signing in at...
              to visit before our...
                    10:30 AM Sunday Service

MON 05.31    The office is closed for Memorial Day.
          11:15 AM Stretch & Strengthen
                 Zoom link
TUE 06.01   10:30 AM Community Lunch, Friends Church, 5th & Oak
                       Contact Mary Kiner, 423-991-9794
                       1:30 PM Sunday Svcs Comm/Coords
                       Zoom link is here.

WED 06.02  11:15 AM Stretch & Strengthen
              12:15 PM Zoom Office Hours w/Rev. Cathy - NEW LINK!
                      4:00 PM Staff Resources
              5:30 PM The Wednesday Picnic, weather permitting, here at
                 UUCGT! Contact Mike and Sandra McDonald
       ,  231-342-0768/342-0783



Please continue to give to  For Those in Need
in our virtual "collection baskets".


End Note: New Beginnings

The UUCGT building is gradually re-opening!
Click here for the most recent guidelines.
The office is now staffed (at least) MON-THU, 9am-3pm.